Average Bench: 65.5% (410th of 1316)

Based on 64,943 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 65.5% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 34.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 82Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 21.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 291Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 64,943 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.5 Memory 82 93.7
74.7 1-Core 109 120
126 2-Core 192 223
75.4% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 4-Core 285 324
215 8-Core 289 323
39.2% 287 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 64-Core 291 327
19.5% 291 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 119
2-Core 197
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 319
44% 318 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 119
2-Core 213
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 316
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 159
65% 107 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 263
38% 274 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.5
1-Core 109
2-Core 174
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 290
40% 288 Pts
64-Core 289
19% 289 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 147
59% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 209
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 245
16% 245 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,345,276 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $117 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 5,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $359

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 4 years ago.

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3 days ago.

have been using this little monster for five years. I've played a lot of heavy stuff, but never tried Cyberpunk cause I really don't thing i'll get more than 40fps in it. But if you want a cpu to play at low, get this one. Just make sure to get another cooler because these 3.9 GHz together to the cooler box will make you room the hottest room in the house. I know because I used the cooler box for two years. Just get another cooler.


Good

16 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Excellent

11 days ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Good

11 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Poor

14 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Good

3 years ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Excellent

7 months ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Good

14 months ago.

beautiful option in cheap budget


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

4 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

2 years ago.

dpf-hp


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